For those of us that are interested in the use of robots and robotic technology to create avatars, marionettes, puppets, and other similar 'beings', the Puppet Vision Blog is an invaluable online resource. Andrew, the PuppetVision publisher, keeps the content fresh, relevant, and always interesting. You'll find articles and pointers to a whole raft of both current and historical puppetry and lots of information on how they are created.
Many of us dream about chucking our "day jobs" and starting a business that would allow us to focus all of our time and energy on something we really love - something we have a deep, deep passion for. For most of us, it's just a dream. But Yuki Nakagawa decided to stop just dreaming. She, and her group, gave up their "day jobs", and have committed all their time and energy to making RT Corporation the leading robot school in Japan, and eventually perhaps the world.
’Making A Robot Dream A Reality – RT Corporation’ continues
Sprocket2Cog, our favorite Roboraptor hacker, and Mindstorms maniac, has expanded his horizons to include the Viper Robot system from MicroBric. To share his learnings, and to encourage others that want to get their feet wet with robotics, he's created a brand new website specifically dedicated to the Viper and its robot relatives.
’New Viper Robot Fansite’ continues
We're always on the look-out for interesting robot exhibitions, museums, and competitions, so now we absolutely have to add the brand new Robo Park in Puchon, Korea.
’New Robot Museum Added To Our List’ continues
The January issue of Wired Magazine had an article that attempted to list the “50 Best Robots Ever”, but kind of fell very short of the mark. At least it triggered a lot of discussion and debate over which robots really have been the best – and caused us to check out the Robot Hall of Fame. . .
’Robot Hall Of Fame’ continues
Jason Bradbury, the "U.K TV gadget maestro", has a great blog/website that features lots of technology and ideas that could be easily adapted for use in robotics. . .
’The Gadget Maestro’ continues